7th Annual Poetry Contest


Submit original poems February 17 – March 17:

Submit online

Printable submission form

Limit 1 submission per person

Poems will be judged on originality, creativity, and artistic quality

Judge: Bob Hanley, Vice Provost of Academic Advising, Professor of English, Anderson University

Grand Prize: 1 adult and 1 teen winner will receive a complimentary copy of the book.

Publication: up to 100 entries will be published as a book. Copies are available for pre-order ($10 cash, check or credit/debit) until Friday, March 27.

Reception: prizes will be awarded during the Book Release Reception, April 30, 6:30 pm. Poets, families, and friends are invited to read their poem submission or another favorite poem and pick up pre-ordered books.